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Why motions to amend at the PTAB are of such great interest

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2014

Prior to passage of the America Invents Act (AIA), patent reexamination was the only option available for patent challengers at the USPTO. But

Leveraging PTAB claim analysis in the district court

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

Inter Partes Review (IPR), Post-Grant Review (PGR) and Covered Business Method (CBM) proceedings of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) begi

The PTAB cannot adopt a Phillips claim analysis for AIA trial proceedings

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2014

Back in June, the USPTO issued a Request For Information (RFI) in the Federal Register. The Notice, entitled, Request for Comments on Trial

Anticipating non-analogous art arguments at the PTAB

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

The obviousness of a claimed invention is assessed from the perspective of a hypothetical person of ordinary skill in the art (POSITA). For this

PTAB receives first PGR petition

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

Last week, the first petition for Post-Grant Review was filed with the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) (PGR2014-00008). The petition targets U.S

Post-grant buzz - Fall 2014

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2014

With the summer vacation months behind us, the USPTO approaches the close of their fiscal year on September 30th. The end of the fiscal year is

PTAB finds BRI claim construction no different under Phillips

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

The Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) is currently seeking feedback from the public on the first two years of administrative patent trials of the

CAFC again reverses USPTO on BRI claim interpretation

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

It is well established that the USPTO applies a broadest reasonable claim interpretation to patent applications and patents subject to post issuance proceedings

Court unimpressed by PTO review of prior art

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

The USPTO applies the preponderance of the evidence standard in post-grant patent proceedings to assess patentability relative to applied prior art

PTAB triples in size since 2011

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

The Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) held its quarterly meeting last week at USPTO headquarters in Alexandria Virginia. Updates from the USPTO